Self-Propelled Vehicles. A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of all Forms of Automobiles
by Homans, James E.
New York: Theo. Audel & Company, 1902. First edition. First printing. Cloth. Front endpapers reinforced, a bit of wear to extremities, rear board discolored, otherwise tight, clean, and about very good; protected in a clear archival jacket. Frontis, vi, 632 pp. Illus. with 500 b/w drawings. 8vo. First printing of the first edition (1902 on both title and copyright pages). Subtitle: "With upwards of 500 illustrations and diagrams, giving the essential details of construction and many important points on the successful operation of the various types of motor carriages driven by steam, gasoline and electricity."
(Inventory #: 18337)
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